Legal Notice and Data Protection

Waterwhale Europe SLP, a commercial company of Spanish nationality domiciled at the World Trade Center Zaragoza, María Zambrano 31, West Tower, Floor 13, Zaragoza (Spain), with Tax ID No. B99459877 and registered in the Commercial Register of Zaragoza on 9/03/2016, volume 4164, page 105, entry 1, sheet Z-59812. The firm has a commercial office in the United States, located in the Empire State Building, 5th Avenue, NYC 10118, NY, USA. The website is owned by Waterwhale Europe SLP. “Waterwhale International” and “Compliance Essentia” are registered trademarks of Waterwhale Europe SLP. Phone +34 976 011 439. The use of the website and application is subject to the following terms of use. Accessing the website and using the materials contained therein implies that you have read and accept, without any reservations, these terms.

1. Terms of Use

1.1 The website and application contain material prepared by Waterwhale International for informational purposes only. The user should bear in mind that such material may not reflect the most recent legislative or jurisprudential status on the issues analyzed. Also, this material may be modified, developed, or updated without prior notice.

1.2 The material contained on the website can never substitute for legal advice or any other kind of professional guidance. Access to this material does not intend to establish or imply any attorney-client relationship, or any other type of trust or professional relationship between the firm and the user of the website. Therefore, the user should not act on the basis of the information contained therein without first seeking appropriate professional advice. Similarly, the user should not send any confidential information to Waterwhale International without first consulting with one of our lawyers and having received authorization to send such information.

2. Limitation of Liability

2.1 Anyone using the website does so at their own risk. Waterwhale International is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the content of the website or other sites that may be accessed through it. Waterwhale International shall also not be considered responsible for any damages arising from the use of the website, nor for any action taken based on the information provided therein.

2.2 Waterwhale does not guarantee the absence of viruses or other harmful elements that could cause damage or alterations in the computer system, electronic documents, or files of the website user. Consequently, Waterwhale International is not liable for the damages and losses that such elements could cause to the user or third parties.

3.- Data Protection

3.1 In accordance with the provisions of Article 22 of the LSSI, Waterwhale International may use data storage and retrieval devices (“cookies”) on the recipients’ terminal equipment, provided that they have given their consent after being given clear and complete information about their use. Users can obtain all information about the purpose of the installation of the cookies and the uses to which they will be put in the Society’s Cookie Policy.

3.2 When personal data are requested for the provision of services, the user will be informed of the essential nature of those considered necessary. If these mandatory data are not provided, the provision of such services will not be possible.

3.3 The user may exercise the rights of access, rectification, cancellation, and opposition by request addressed to the email or by postal mail to “Waterwhale International A/A Francisco Latasa. María Zambrano 31, Torre Oeste, Floor 13. 50018 Zaragoza Spain”. The request must indicate the user’s name and surname, address for notification purposes, photocopy of Identity Document or passport, and the right being exercised. At WATERWHALE, we pay special attention to personal data because we care about your privacy and want to ensure maximum protection of the same. Our Data Protection Policy complies with the standards of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of April 27, 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR) and with current Spanish regulations, in particular Organic Law 3/2018, of December 5, on the Protection of Personal Data and Guarantee of Digital Rights (LOPD). Therefore, we want to offer you the following information regarding our data protection policy:

Who is responsible for the data?

WATERWHALE EUROPE, S.L.P. Calle María Zambrano, 31, World Trade Center Zaragoza, Torre Oeste, Floor 13, 50.018, Zaragoza. Email: Data Protection Delegate Email:

What is the purpose of processing your data?

The collection of personal data is done for specific, explicit, and legitimate purposes, in accordance with the provisions of the GDPR, and under no circumstances will they be used for purposes other than those for which they were collected. The purpose in this case for processing your data will be to maintain the professional and commercial relationships that bind us, as well as to manage your requests.

Interested Parties

Waterwhale processes data from: Employees, Candidates, Clients, Suppliers, Contact persons…

What is the legal basis for processing the data?

We process your data legitimately, based on one of the following reasons: The existence of a contractual relationship, obtaining your consent for the specific processing, compliance with a legal obligation, based on a legitimate interest.

Who will be the recipients of your data?

If we need to communicate your data to third parties in order to fulfill the objectives of a contract or to provide you with better service, at the time of data collection we will provide information on who may access your data.

How long do we store your data?

We retain personal data for the time strictly necessary to fulfill the purpose for which they were collected. These periods vary, depending on the type of data processed. Therefore, at the time of data collection, we provide information on the retention period or the criteria governing that period, if it is not possible to determine it. Once the retention period has passed, we will proceed to securely delete the data.”

What are your rights as a data subject?

The rights you have are as follows:

  • Right of access: You have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not your personal data is being processed, and if so, you have the right to access your data as well as information related to its processing.
  • Right to rectification: You have the right to rectify your personal data if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • Right to erasure or right to be forgotten: On certain occasions, you can request the deletion of your personal data.
  • Right to restriction of processing: Under certain circumstances, you may request the limitation of the processing of your data. In these cases, we will only store them for archival purposes or to defend any claim.
  • Right to data portability: You have the right to receive the personal data you have provided us in a structured, commonly-used, and machine-readable format, and to transmit them to another controller.
  • Right to object: Under certain circumstances and situations, you may object to the processing of your data. In such cases, we will cease processing unless there are legitimate reasons for archival or the defense of a claim.
  • Right to object to automated processing: You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, that has legal effects on you or significantly affects you in a similar manner.
  • Right to withdraw consent: You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. In such cases, we will automatically cease the processing of your data.
  • Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority: You have the right to file a complaint with a supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of personal data infringes the GDPR or that we have not properly responded to any of your requests.

How can I exercise my rights as a data subject?

You can exercise all the rights described in the previous section, as well as any others specified by applicable legislation at any given time, in writing through the email, attaching a copy of your identification document to the request.